Valerion Initiates VAL-1221 Dosing in Patients with Pompe Disease

Valerion Initiates VAL-1221 Dosing in Patients with Pompe Disease

CONCORD, Mass., July 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Valerion Therapeutics, a clinical-stage biotechnology company that specializes in the development of therapies for orphan genetic diseases, today announced that it has initiated dosing in a Phase 1/2 clinical trial evaluating VAL-1221 in patients with late-onset Pompe disease.

Valerion Initiates VAL-1221 Dosing in Patients with Pompe Disease

Amicus Therapeutics Announces Positive Functional Data from Initial Patients in Pompe Phase 1/2 Study

CRANBURY, N.J., (May 15, 2017) (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Amicus Therapeutics (Nasdaq:FOLD) today announced positive functional data from initial patients in a global Phase 1/2 study (ATB200-02) to investigate ATB200/AT2221 in patients with Pompe disease. Patients who completed six months of treatment with ATB200/AT2221 showed improvements in the six-minute walk test (6MWT) distance and other measures of motor function, in addition to stability or improvements in forced vital capacity (FVC).

Valerion Initiates VAL-1221 Dosing in Patients with Pompe Disease

Valerion Reports Preclinical Potential for Pompe Treatment

CONCORD, Mass. – (April, 2017) – Valerion Therapeutics, part of the Alopexx Enterprises portfolio of companies, has announced the development of VAL-1221, a fusion protein that combines its technology with recombinant human acid alpha-glucosidase (rhGAA) to improve delivery of rhGAA to affected tissues in patients with Pompe disease.

Valerion Initiates VAL-1221 Dosing in Patients with Pompe Disease

Valerion Therapeutics Demonstrates a New Mechanism for Treating Pompe Disease

Concord, MA – (March 3, 2017) – Valerion Therapeutics announced today that it has developed a fusion protein, VAL-1221, which combines its proprietary antibody delivery technology with recombinant human acid alpha-glucosidase (rhGAA) to improve the delivery of rhGAA into affected tissues of patients with Pompe disease (Glycogen Storage Disease, Type II; GSDII).